Josef Zemp

Josef Zemp

Josef Zemp (2 September 1834, Entlebuch – 8 December 1908) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1891-1908).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 17 December 1891 and handed over office on 17 June 1908. He was affiliated to the Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland.

During his time in office he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation twice in 1895 and 1902.

Preceded by
Henri Morel
President of the National Council
Succeeded by
Erwin Kurz
Preceded by
Emil Welti
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Josef Anton Schobinger
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